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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Existing or occurring for an extended period.

Usage examples (31)
  • Last year, at 26, Thompson finally broke Meagher's long-standing record.
  • Also, India's central bank lifted a long-standing cap on those payments.
  • New Yorkers appear to have rediscovered their own long-standing tolerance.
  • Breakdowns in the immigration system are "everywhere and long-standing," she says. for more
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